Andreaea mutabilis

Hooker f. & Wilson

London J. Bot. 3: 536. 1844,.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 104. Mentioned on page 103.

Plants reddish to black. Leaves erect-spreading, straight or sometimes secund, lanceolate, widest proximally, apex symmetric; costa absent; leaf margins entire; basal laminal cells rectangular to long-rectangular, marginal cells quadrate, walls little pitted; medial laminal cells roundedquadrate to ovate, 1-stratose entirely or sometimes 2-stratose in patches distally, lumens rounded; laminal papillae rare, low. Sexual condition cladautoicous; perichaetial leaves differentiated, convolute-sheathing. Spores 12–20 (–30) µm.


Habitat: Acidic rock faces, occasionally thin soil
Elevation: moderate elevations

Distribution

B.C., South America (Argentina), South America (Ecuador), nw Europe, Asia (e China), Atlantic Islands (Kerguelen Island), Pacific Islands (including New Zealand), Australia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"widest" is not a number.

... more about "Andreaea mutabilis"
Richard H. Zander +
Hooker f. & Wilson +
ending before the apex +, percurrent +  and branched +
campanulate-mitrate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
distinct +
differentiated +
B.C. +, South America (Argentina) +, South America (Ecuador) +, nw Europe +, Asia (e China) +, Atlantic Islands (Kerguelen Island) +, Pacific Islands (including New Zealand) +  and Australia +
moderate elevations +
filamentous +
Acidic rock faces, occasionally thin soil +
dioicous +, cladautoicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
cladautoicous +  and sexual +
straight +
lanceolate +
rounded +
recurved +  and incurved +
2-stratose +  and 1-stratose +
London J. Bot. +
tetrahedral +, oval +  and spheric +
small;large +
elongate +
Andreaea mutabilis +
Andreaea +
species +
transverse +  and longitudinal +
thin +  and thick +